Mr. Campbell's 7th Grade Technology Exam Study Guide (Exact Questions)

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The term _______ refers to online internet-based illegal acts.

cyber crime

A _____ is a program that copies itself repeatedly in memory or on a network, using up resources and possibly shutting down the computer or network.

worm

Computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses deliver their payload on a computer when a user... A- Opens a file, B-runs an infected program, C-boots the computer with an infected disk in a disk drive, or D- all of the above.

All of the Above

A _____ is a separate area of a hard disk that holds an infected file until the infection can be removed.

quarantine

What is it callled when you entice an intruder to hack into a computer on a "Bait Computer"

honeypot

To help reduce the chance of _____, physical controls such as locked doors and cables usually are adequate to protect equipment.

Hardware Theft

One of the more common causes of _____ is an electrical power variation.

System Failure

A momentary overvoltage, called a _____, occurs when the increase in power lasts for less than one millisecond (one thousandth of a second).

Spike

A _____ is the unit of energy a surge protection device can absorb before it can be damaged.

joule

A(n) _____ copies all of the files in a computer.

full backup

Some perpetrators use a technique called _____ in which they attempt to connect to wireless networks via their notebook computers while driving a vehicle through areas they suspect have a wireless network.

war driving

A _____ is a small text file that a Web server stores on a user's computer.

Cookie

_____ is a scam in which a perpetrator sends an official looking e-mail that attempts to obtain a user's personal and financial information.

Phishing

Many businesses use _____ to limit employees' Web access.

content filtering

Computer forensics is used by: A-Military Intellegence, B-Insurance Agencies, C-Law Inforcement, or D-All of the Above

All Of The Above

_____ is an applied science devoted to incorporating comfort, efficiency, and safety into the design of items in the workplace.

Ergonomics

Symptoms of a user with computer addiction include all of the following except: A-Crraves computer time, B-Is unable to stop computer activity, C-Neglects all friends and family, or D- Is irritable when at the computer.

Is irritable when at the computer

With a(n) _____, users choose which folders and files to include in a backup.

Selective Backup

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